Auschwitz - A Judge Looks at the Evidence, by WILHELM StÃ¤glich
In the 1970's, the stories passed down about the WW-2 German prison camps were welded together into a narrative we now call "the Holocaust" - meaning "the burnt offering." Through telling and re-telling, the Holocaust has grown to a multi-million dollar industry, and has changed to mean something particular to Jewish history. It has been used to found a nation (Israel), and to justify many exceptions to morality.
Investigations of physical evidence and original documentation, however, have cast doubts on the Holocaust narrative that has been formed. For example, areas claimed to be mass graves, have been found with modern investigative technology to contain no human remains. Testimonies of accused perpetrators show evidence of outright fabrication, or were obtained through torture. Many of the supposed eyewitnesses have provided stories riddled by inconsistencies, describe physically impossible events, or were even total frauds who were never actually in the camps.
If the Holocaust narrative is false, the ramifications are far reaching. Ethnic Germans have been slandered for decades on the basis of the Holocaust. Terrorism used in the founding of Israel was justified through it. It was even used to justify the slaughter, rape, and murder of millions of ethnic Germans after World War 2.
CONTENTS â¢ Introduction â¢ Foreword â¢ Chapter One: The Making of a Myth â¦ Origins of the Auschwitz Myth â¦ Form and Content of the Auschwitz Myth â¢ â¢ Chapter Two: Contemporaneous Documents â¦ Basic Documents from German Official Records â¦ Speeches and Other Public Statements by Political Leaders of the Third Reich â¦ Contemporaneous Manuscripts and Private Papers â¦ Photographic "Documents" â¢ â¢ Chapter Three: Testimony and Personal Accounts â¦ "Eyewitness" Accounts of Auschwitz â¦ Allied "War Crimes" Trials â¦ The Birkenau "Death Factories" as Portrayed in the Most Important "Eyewitness Accounts" â¦ The Cracow Memoirs of Rudolf HÃ¶Ã, Commandant of Auschwitz â¢ â¢ Chapter Four: The Auschwitz Trial 1. Legal Proceedings as a Source of Material for Historians: Fact and Fiction 2. The Auschwitz Trial: A Show Trial? â¢ â¢ Appendices I. Partial Translation of Document NG-2586-G II. "My Impressions of the Auschwitz Camp in 1944" III. An Exchange of Correspondence between the Author and the Institut fur Zeitgeschichte IV.Denial of Access to the Files of the Proceedings against Dr. Johann Paul Kremer V. Denial of Access to the Files of the First Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial VI.An Exchange of Correspondence between the Author and the International Red Cross â¢ â¢ Footnotes â¢ Bibliography â¢ Index â¢ Illustrations * * * * * * * * * * * *
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